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Dogs And Boats - The Beer'd Brewing Co.

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Ratings: 62
Reviews: 12
rAvg: 4.47
pDev: 6.71%
Wants: 14
Gots: 9 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
The Beer'd Brewing Co. visit their website
Connecticut, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  9.10% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: chadb on 03-07-2014

Utilizing some hard to come by hops (Citra & Mosaic) this big juicy DIPA yields loads of citrus, tropical fruit and even red berry notes.
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Ratings: 62 | Reviews: 12
Reviews by diverite:
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4.25/5  rDev -4.9%

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Photo of ExtraStout
4.07/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Poured from a 64 oz growler. Pours a hazey golden color with a thick tight white foamy head with nice lacing. Smell and taste is mostly like fruit basket of citrus with some light malts. Mouth feel is good with loads of taste. Beer'ds most highly brew and from what I've had so far from then I agree. Must try.

Photo of WesMantooth
4.31/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

About a week old. Poured from a howler into a new Beerd snifter. Both courtesy of @homebrew

A - Pours a deep yellow, more golden color. Very hazy. Not much head even with a fairly hard pour. What is there is a very thin,tiny bubbled white foam.

S - Like a grapefruit bomb. Citrus and hemp. No shortage of very fresh, funky good smelling hops.

T - I didn't think it smelled bad at all, but the taste is far less one dimensional than I would have guessed. Still all citrus, but not all grapefruit. It is dominant, but also some pineapple, tangerine, and melon flavors. Very tropical and much sweeter than I would have predicted. Almost a candied sugar that reminds me of Great Lakes Chillwave and Deschutes Fresh Squeezed. Fairly dank finish with solid bitterness. Very well masked 9%.

F - Maybe slightly below avg on the carbonation. Not too dry. Not too slick. Very much right down the middle. Alcohol not noticeable at all.

O - I am a bit biased towards tropical hops, but this a very well done DIPA. It could probably use a tad more malt balance, but when it comes to taste - I still have this one in world class range. One of those deadly easy drinking beers.

Photo of chippo33
4.54/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Look out Southern New England, here is your competition for dipas

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4/5  rDev -10.5%

Photo of Roguer
4.39/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Beautiful hazy, pulpy orange brew. Huge fluffy white head with incredible retention.

Huge sweet citrus and tropical aroma with light biscuits. Green and hoppy.

Taste follows. Even fruiter than I'd guess for the hops. Juicy. Slightly dank finish.

Like drinking juice. No heat or sting. Slightly syrupy, but it doesn't detract.

Fantastic, juicy, drinkable DIPA.

Photo of SenorQuesadilla
4.75/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

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4.3/5  rDev -3.8%

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5/5  rDev +11.9%

Photo of weiserr
4.61/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

This was a grapefruit bomb, and I absolutely loved it. I'm not caught up in appearances, so the minimal head and lacing had no effect on my overall review. It smells and tastes delicious. Absolutely thrilled to have tried it. Beer'd is doing something magical with IPAs.

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4.58/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

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4/5  rDev -10.5%

Photo of Draftdodger
4.65/5  rDev +4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Stands up to the best

Photo of frenchysdf
4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

I am biased, I used to live in Stonington, CT and got to have their beers fresh every Friday. I really enjoyed speaking with Aaren and Precious (the owners); I now live in PA and I have yet to find a beer that matches their quality!

Now Dogs And Boats where to start...? An amazing DIPA, fresh and crispy. Any beer coming from Beer'd is a bang in your mouth, the mix of hops is amazing. Aaren is truly a hop magician!

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4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

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4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

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4.64/5  rDev +3.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

Photo of PicoPapa
4.2/5  rDev -6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

64oz growler from Beer'd. Pours a translucent vibrant golden yellow color with very little head. Some lacing. The aroma is a big whiff of juicy tropical fruits. Grapefruit/citrus rind as well. The taste is more of the same. Bitter juicy tropical fruits upfront. Pineapple, sweet grapefruit, tangerine and a hint of lemon. Bitter citrus peel towards the end with some light toasty malts in the background. Tropical fruit finish with pineapple the most notable. Medium bodied. I feel like I'm repeating myself here, but it's another great Imperial IPA from Beer'd. Worth the trip

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4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

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4.25/5  rDev -4.9%

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4.25/5  rDev -4.9%

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4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

easy to drink, extremely flavorful. delicious!

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Dogs And Boats from The Beer'd Brewing Co.
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